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afp.com — Absent des studios depuis plusieurs années, le chanteur Renaud a participé à l'enregistrement dimanche à Paris de l'adaptation française de la chanson du collectif Band Aid du Britannique Bob Geldof contre l'épidémie d'Ebola, a-t-on appris auprès du label Mercury, confirmant une information de RTL.

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afp.com — A British-Iranian woman controversially jailed months ago in Tehran after trying to attend a men's volleyball match was released on bail Sunday pending an appeal court verdict, her family said. The case of Ghoncheh Ghavami, a law graduate from London, has been surrounded by confusion since her lawyer said earlier this month that the 25-year-old had been sentenced to a year in prison for committing propaganda against the Iranian regime.

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afp.com — Cardiff owner Vincent Tan said Wigan are run by a "racist chairman" who had hired a "racist manager" as fallout from the appointment of Malky Mackay as team boss intensified Friday. Malaysian businessman Tan was angered by Wigan chairman Dave Whelan's comments about Jewish and Chinese people in a newspaper interview in which he defended his decision to hire Mackay.

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Nov 21, 2014

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